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March 31, 2007

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Great Lakes water compact tests regional unity

After shaking hands on a proposed compact to prevent states from the "Sun Belt" from draining the Great Lakes, the surrounding stats are finding their biggest complaints are coming from their own citizens.

The compact would effect local user by having them regulate their water use and adopt conservation methods for any endeavor requiring a lot of water. For these reasons, people throughout the Great Lakes Region are aganist the compact.

As of yet, Minnesota is the only state to ratify the compact. The other mid-western states are lagging behind, but are expected to follow accordingly within the next few years.

Despite feuds between critics and supporters of the compact, the general concensus within the region is that implementing water management is necessary before real problems occur.

Posted by caldamyk at March 31, 2007 11:23 AM